"Jerusalem en Syn Tempel", Hooghe, Romain de
Subject: Jerusalem, Holy Land
Period: 1687 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
18.4 x 14.2 inches
46.7 x 36.1 cm
Panoramic view depicting the layout of the city surrounding the temple and filled with people, soldiers, and livestock. In the foreground is a scene of Judas embracing Jesus and signaling his arrest by the Romans. Panels at the sides name the important buildings and include two full-length portraits of Aaron and King Solomon. Across the bottom are large engravings of the Vessels of the Temple. This is the first state. Dutch text on verso.
References: Poortman & Augusteijn #151.
A dark impression with attractive color and minor soiling. Issued folding, now pressed, with professional repairs to several short separations and small holes along the folds, as well as a few adjacent tears less than 1" in length.